MarinaTex - plastic - The James Dyson Award 2019

A Plastic Alternative ‘made from fish waste’ Wins The 2019 International James Dyson Award

Founder of MarinaTex – Lucy Hughes – is the winner of the 2019 International James Dyson award and £30k prize for her biodegradable and compostable material which substitutes plastic with fish waste. MarinaTex, made from red algae and organic fish waste destined for the landfill, is designed to be a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic, which […]

My Startup Story

IAmNewGen Presents: My Startup Story 2018

My Startup Story – Join I Am New Generation Magazine for a lively evening chat with a panel of inspirational young founders sharing their startup stories to help you turn your innovative ideas into reality. Held in partnership with NACUE, My Startup Story is a series of speaking events inspiring your innovative ideas into reality. This […]

Twipes Wet Wipes

The Student Startup – Twipes – Tackling Britain’s Costly Eco Issue With ‘Flushable’ Wet Wipes

Student entrepreneurs Ellenor McIntosh and Alborz Bozorgi are using their invention – Twipes – to tackle Britain’s environmental issues around ‘flushable’ wet wipes and possibly save taxpayers millions of pounds each year. Twipes is a chemical-free ‘biodegradable’ wet wipes, which dissolves in water within three hours and fits into existing toilet roll holders. The environmentally-friendly […]

Low-Carbon Startup

The 10 Things You Need To Know About Building A Low-Carbon Startup

Starting a business can be a daunting prospect for any young entrepreneur – Let alone building a low-carbon startup with its own set of challenges. For example, it is much more difficult for a business within the renewable energy sector to access finance as there are fewer financial providers specialising in those areas within the […]